Maintenance Contract Supervisor (Mechanical)

Culham, Abingdon
£45,543 - £50,936 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme
19 Jul 2019
04 Sep 2019

The UK Atomic Energy Authority have a new opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Contract Supervisor to join their team within the Site Maintenance Services Group. The team consists of circa 20 employees and are responsible for the maintenance of all buildings across the Culham site.

The Site Maintenance Group are seeking a self-motivated, organised individual with a good technical knowledge of the building services industry who can communicate well at all levels. The role of Mechanical Maintenance Contract Supervisor will be responsible for managing the day to day operation and maintenance of the mechanical building services activities on the Culham site. Maintenance services are delivered through the term contractor and a number of direct contracts.

Key accountabilities/responsibilities include:

-To manage the mechanical building services maintenance of the buildings on the Culham site, through the term contractor and a number of direct contracts, setting programme and budget constraints, directing and signing off completed works and ensuring quality and compliance.
-Ensure that maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with relevant health and safety requirements and in with compliance with the relevant statutory legislation, codes of practice, best practice and delivered safely and effectively.
-To provide technical support ensuring that maintenance services are provided in a safe, timely, cost effective and at an appropriate quality. It is important that due regard is paid to the requirements and priorities of the various stakeholders.
-Take responsibility for fault finding, diagnosing issues and ensuring plant and equipment faults are quickly identified and addressed.
-Provide technical expertise, decision making and direction to multi-disciplinary teams from the term contractor and direct contractors in support of UKAEA operations.
-Take full ownership of assigned work packages ensuring all technical criteria is satisfied and that work can be carried out in a safe and cost-effective manner.

At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential. 

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading-edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people. 

Knowledge skills and experience

-Educated to degree or HNC level in a Building Services, Mechanical Engineering or with equivalent experience.
-A minimum of five or more years relevant post qualification experience in the maintenance and operation of mechanical building services plant and equipment to meet functional, statutory and clients requirements to applicable codes and standards.
-Demonstrable knowledge of the management of internal and external stakeholders at different levels.
-Working knowledge and understanding of current construction legislation and its application, with demonstrable experience of safety management, IOSH or NEBOSH qualification in Health and Safety.

-Experience in the use of Computerised Maintenance Management systems.
-Experience in the administration of NEC form of contract.
-Knowledge of electrical building services systems.
-A safety related qualification.

Special requirements:
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.

Selection Method:

-Initial interviews will be held between the 10 and the 20 September 2019
-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.


-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
-Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews.

-The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role, please discuss with the hiring manager or HR if you have any concerns.

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